Energy News 17/02/2017
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With the confirmation of the Hinkley Point deal and speculation about the dangers of cyber attacks on the energy grid, it’s been a busy week in energy. Here are our pick of the week’s top news from the energy sector…
After months of toing and froing, the Hinkley Point deal has finally been made official. This article gives a simple explanation of what Hinkley Point is, why it’s garnered so many column inches, and why it’s taken so long to come to fruition.
Energy Sector Is A ‘Prime Target’ For Cyber Attacks – Tech Week Europe
A recent World Energy Council report highlighted a rise in successful cyber attacks against energy companies. Cyber attacks can make energy companies, and consumers, vulnerable to blackouts and potentially threaten our infrastructure in general.
This list compiles some of the world’s most ecologically sound buildings, including Manchester’s own Co-Operative HQ and The Crystal in London.
Donald Trump’s energy proposals include reinvestment in the coal industry, and ‘complete energy independence’ for the USA. This article looks at how energy experts have reacted to the controversial candidate’s ideas.
New wind turbine could capture energy from typhoons – The Daily Mail
The typhoons that batter Japan’s coastline could power the country for 50 years if a new prototype is proven to be effective.
Britain needs an energy overhaul – The Telegraph
Could existing renewables policies really add up to £466 a year for UK households by 2020? The Centre for Policy Studies (CPS) is calling for the government to overhaul its energy policy, claiming that the UK’s energy system is ‘precarious’.
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